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Scientists have found hazardous chemicals in flavored e-cigarette vapor.
E-cigarettes have become very popular with users appearing to be convinced this form of smoking is safe. However the vapors from e-cigarettes may be harmful for your health.
Researchers have discovered an active agent taken from the Caribbean sea cucumber may help improve treatment for malignant pleural mesothelioma.
There has been a growing awareness of the power of nutritional factors to help fight cancer.
One reason cancer is so terrifying is that the disease travels. Whether starting in the bone, on the skin, or anywhere else, when a tumor grows large enough it sends out cells to become new tumors in far reaches of the body. Nearly 90 percent of cancer deaths result from this process - metastasis - where tumors spread into new organs.
Metastasis is particularly mysterious because our body has a powerful immune system that seeks out, and destroys, foreign invaders – including cancer.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the accelerated approval of Merck's drug Keytruda (pembrolizumab) for the treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in patients whose tumors have progressed after other treatments and express PD-L1.
Keytruda is a type of immunotherapy that blocks the PD-1 receptor, which is a part of the pathway that prevents T cells from attacking cancer.
With November being Lung Cancer Awareness Month and the disease accounting for $12.1 billion of total cancer care costs and $36.1 billion in lost productivity, according to the most recent estimates, the leading personal finance social network WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2014’s Best & Worst States at Combating the High Cost of Lung Cancer.
WalletHub ranked the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia based on 11 key metrics.
In an animal study Chili Pepper slowed aggressive lung cancer tumor growth, reports AICR today. Although this was observed in an animal study, still it's a good news that may open new avenues for lung cancer treatment.
Researchers presented new evidence today that capsaicin, the compound that gives chili peppers their heat, drives the death of lung cancer cells and slows tumor growth in mice.
Although profits for businesses of their choice obviously override any real health concerns in the minds many powerful lawmakers, it has fortunately been established that cigarette warning labels have an impact on quitting.